Magee Hickey

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Magee Hickey (born June 12, 1955) is a reporter for WPIX and Time Warner Cable News- NY1 in New York City.

She attended the Convent of the Sacred Heart, an elite, all-girls school in Manhattan, before graduating from Brown University in 1977. She started her news career in 1979 as an anchor at WLNE-TV in Providence, Rhode Island. She moved to New York in 1982 to report at WNEW-TV (later WNYW-TV)[1] and later at WABC-TV Eyewitness News. She also worked several years as a reporter and anchor for WNBC-TV's "Weekend Today in New York". She moved to WCBS-TV in 1994 as a reporter and morning anchor before being fired in October 1996 with six on-air colleagues, in an attempt to boost ratings.[2]

She also did work for "She-TV" on the Discovery Channel and hosted "Parent to Parent"[3] and "Real Women" on Cablevision's MetroGuide Channel.

After 9/11, she joined WNBC-TV (NBC 4) in New York City, where she worked as a correspondent from 2002-2003.[4] She returned to WCBS in January 2003. In May 2011, she was informed by WCBS that her contract, which was due to expire in July, would not be renewed.[5] Since September 2011, Hickey is a reporter for WPIX news and since July 2013 she is reporter for NY1 News until August 2014.


In 1983, she married S. Richolson Salembier [1] with whom she has two daughters.


  1. ^ a b "Magee Hickey Wed to S. R. Salembier". The New York Times. May 22, 1983. Retrieved 2010-02-12. 
  2. ^ Huff, Richard (September 29, 2006). "10 Years Later, Hickey's Fired Up". Daily News (New York). Retrieved 2010-02-12. 
  3. ^ Starr, Michael (5 April 1999). "TV Ticker". New York Post. Retrieved 27 May 2014. 
  4. ^ "Inner Tube". Daily News (New York). January 31, 2003. Retrieved 2014-05-26. 
  5. ^ Huff, Richard (May 18, 2011). "Magee Hickey and WCBS/Ch. 2 Part Ways". Daily News (New York). Retrieved 2011-07-23.